Sushi Yasuda To Pay $2M To Settle Wage Claims

Law360, New York (May 9, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT) -- Popular restaurant Sushi Yasuda Ltd. has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle a proposed wage-and-hour class action brought by current and former employees who accused the New York-based eatery of stiffing them on training wages, tips and overtime, according to documents filed Thursday in New York federal court.

The restaurant, which has a well-reported policy of adhering to the Japanese custom of accepting no gratuities for wait staff and offsetting this with purportedly higher wages and menu prices, will create a fund to settle all class...
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Case Information

Case Title

Fujiwara et al v. Sushi Yasuda Ltd et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

December 3, 2012

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